Village Of Stone

Village Of Stone

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 04/08/2005
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Synopsis

Village of Stone brilliantly evokes the harshness of life on the typhoon-battered coast of China, where fishermen are often lost to violent seas and children regularly swept away. It is the beautiful, haunting story of one little girl's struggle to endure silence, solitude and the shame of sexual abuse, but it is also an incisive portrait of China's new urban youth, who have hidden behind their modern lifestyle all the poverty and cruelty of their past.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099459071
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 138g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm

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Village Of Stone
Profoundly moving and beautifully crafted.
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